Strategic Governance Group | The Aquila British School


The Aquila School’s Strategic Governance Group (SGG) is established to provide consultation and support in relation to the strategic leadership of the school.  The remit is, broadly, regarding vision, direction and leadership and provides an opportunity for school managers to receive advice, guidance and support from families, community representatives and ISP colleagues.

The SGG is established to:

  1. Seek and thoughtfully considers stakeholders’ views and, consequently, gain comprehensive and accurate knowledge about the school.
  2. Systematically and very effectively monitor the school’s actions and hold senior leaders to account for the quality of the school’s performance, the achievements and personal development of all students. It acts as a highly effective and constructive critic for the school.
  3. Make a significant contribution to the school’s leadership and direction, based on ethical principles.

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SGG Membership 2021/22

Bharat Mansukhani, Divisional CEO – ISP Middle East & Europe

Abigail Fishbourne, School Improvement Partner – ISP Middle East 

Dr. Mark Evans, Chair of Governors

Wayne Howsen

Wayne Howsen, Principal

Benjamin Atkins

Benjamin Atkins, Head of Secondary

Kylie Cleworth

Kylie Cleworth, Head of Primary

Ryan Daly

Ryan Daly, Finance Manager

Bethany Salter

Bethany Salter, Class Teacher

Elizabeth Howden

Elizabeth Howden, Class Teacher

VACANCY, School Support Staff

Omar Al Batteineh, Elected Parent Governor

Kerry Westcott-Stewart, Elected Parent Governor (Inclusion Governor)